What Is Divorce Mediation?
During mediation, both parties will meet with a third-party neutral called a mediator. The mediator is there to facilitate conversations regarding any divorce issues which the couple cannot agree upon such as child custody, property division and alimony. The mediator does not take sides. Depending on your preferences, your attorney may or may not be present during the mediation sessions. However, it is always important to share resolution options with your attorney, before any agreements are made.
When ending a marriage, even the most amicable of couples can find there are divorce issues they simply cannot agree upon. However, when negotiation attempts fail, it does not mean that spouses have to proceed directly to trial. In recent years, methods of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, have become an increasingly popular way to resolve complex divorce disputes.
Mediation is becoming more popular for many reasons as it offers numerous benefits over trial, including:
If you are interested in divorce mediation in Summerlin, Las Vegas, Henderson or elsewhere in Southern Nevada, the Naimi & Cerceo Law Group can help in two ways: